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school.threats of violence-- have parents on edge.tonight they confront school district leaders about the lack of information.and honoring our
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you best, and the best will come to you.as we celebrate history month... we take a had on the roanoke railroad. the message he has for all race for the white house makes many women who left their kitchens to out and go door to for me.why john kasich's remarks sparked a protest. breaking right now in bedford breaking right now in bedford county - police on the scene of a convenience store near vinton-- after reports of several shots fired.deputies received the call just after 8 tonight. bedford county deputies - and state troopers are busy questioning people at jordantown market.wfxr's bill wadell is there right now. bill what can you tell us?
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trying to sort all of this out. deputies and troopers are interviewing witnesses right behind me. bedford county 911 dispatchers say they received calls of shots fired in the are of jordan town road just after 8 pm tonight.at least two people are involved in this. no one in custody at this time. no reports of anyone seriously hurt.police have been examining damage to a car - that ended up here outside jordantown market.neighbors say - a lot of commotion tonight - in what's usually a very sleepy neighborhood. yeah i think theyre real lucky guns in the wrong hands are dangerous so man i think they are real luckyagain no one seriously hurt in any of this. police still trying to figure out of shots were actually fired.
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conflicting stories.live in bedford co bill wadell wfxr news. thanks bill. in botetourt county-a group protesting the relocation of two historic buildings at the botetourt center in greenfield say crews started the process of moving the slave dwelling tonight.at a recent rally, protestors said they were hoping to have their day in court before work resumed to relocate two buildings at the plantation.a statement from botetourt county said parts of international drive will be blocked as crews work to move the first structure tomorrow morning.tune in to good day
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for the latest. we had some heavy fog again our area, and as you can see right now- its covered in rain drops.this is a live look from our roof cam in roanoke county. i'm joining chief meteorologist john carroll in the pinpoint weather center- john- sounds like we're in for a lot more wet weather this week. tonight...rain. patchy fog. lows in the upper 30s. east windsaround 10 mph. chance of rain 90 percent. .tuesday...rain. patchy fog. near steady temperature in the upper30s. light and variable winds. chance of rain 90 percent..tuesday night...patchy fog in the evening. rain. near steady temperature in the upper 30s.
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chance ofrain 90 percent. in roanoke county-a meeting between parents and school administrators got heated tonight at northside high school.this comes after a threat last week at the school- that parents say- wasn't handled properly.wfxr's solina lewis was at tonight's meeting- solina what were
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school's reaction to the threat? parents were not mincing words--they were furious at the way the school handled the alleged threats, clapping other parents on as they expressed their frustration.... "this is how we handled it? that's what the policy was?" nats clappingparents and community members at northside high school were furious after finding out a day after the fact about an alleged gun threat at the school last wednesday..."he said it was one of his classmates was going to bring a gun in"some parents said they heard through social media about the threat before being notified by the school..."when i got the phone call to go and pick him up i wasn't alarmed because he had already warned us the day before"school board members tried to calm the crowd and say the threat was blown out of proportion because of social media--- students however, did not see eye to eye on that...saying they only turned to social media when they weren't getting the answers they wanted from school officials... "as students and i think all the students would agree, we all were telling each other
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about our safety"the meeting turned into a heated discussion about what parents were calling a breakdown in communication between the school and their families as well as a concern over a lack of security..."i was never asked for my identification, even who i was, just a student name and he came out"the school board acknowledged the need for new policy in how to handle similar situations, and apologized several times for their handling of this threat..."we all want to sincerely apologize to you on
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this meeting was on this incident"apologize to you sincerely "we all want to threat...handling of this for their several times apologized several times for their all want to sincerely incident" this meeting was originally intended to address two school leaders stepping down in the middle of the school year but after last weeks incident, this is all that parents wanted to discuss...live in roanoke county solina lewis wfxr news having a stroke isn't just something you have to worry about when you get older. doctors say more people in thier 40's and 50's are having strokes.experts say-- risk factors-- including poor diet, smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes--increase the chances of someone having a stroke at a young age.doctors at lewis gale say if you feel symptoms-- call 9-1-1 immediately. andrew wong/neurologist and muscular specialist: "a good acronym you can use is called fast, which stands for face, indicating drooping of the face on one side or the other. arm, indicating drooping of the arm. speech, indicating a difficulty of speech and the
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the essence."doctors suggest getting routine check ups --to make sure your cholesterol and blood pressure levels are normal-- which will help prevent a stroke. the virginia senate passed a bill that allows medical professionals who volunteer their services education credits.delegate sam rasoul said this incentive could make doctors volunteer their time- giving access to people who can't afford healthcare.rasoul says once its law, it could result in more than 85 thousand free visits per year- and 48 million in donated care across the commonwealth.the governor is set to sign the bill january 1st, 2017. in lynchburg-police arrested a woman for trying to recruit gang members in a school zone. skylar lewis is behind bars tonight ... indicted for her participation in a gang that includes a juvenile in a school zone.she also faces assault and battery charges. police say her indictments are
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charges from this past august. in carroll county-a high speed chase - left a police car wrecked, and a man behind bars. police say randall jones was wanted for failing to appear in court.when an officer tried to pull him over friday- jones sped away.he alledgely ran a stop sign at the intersection of frog spur road, jumped an embankment and landed in a field.another officer was laying down spike strips. police say jones ran off the road-- trying to avoid the spikes-- and almost hit the officer. also in carroll county- if you bought a ticket over the weekend in cana- better check those numbers.someone there bought a powerball ticket worth 1 million dollars!the ticket was bought at cana exxon on fancy gap highway.the winning numbers for the drawing were 11- 12-15-16-54, and the powerball ticket matched the first five numbers.whoever has the ticket has 180 days to claim the
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wfxr news is your local election headquarters. and today- ohio governor john kasich took his campaign to the commonwealth.he was in fairfax this afternoon, and made one comment that led to this protest outside one of his events in richmond. governor john kasich says he had a lot of female support in his previous campaigns.but today- kasich told a crowd that women quote "left their kitchens" for him -- during his state senate race in 1978. presidential candidate "i went to washington following my mother's advice. i'd been in the legislature before that at the age of 26 and how did i get elected? nobody, i didn't have anybody for me. we just got an army of people who, and many women who left their kitchens to out and go door to door and to put yard signs up for me, all the way back when you know, things were different."following this town hall- he headed to charlottesville for a campaign
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coming up, a look at a man who gave his entire career to the railroad, passes away ... we take a look at the legacy he leaves behind. and next in local good news- a petting zoo takes over a local library.why organizers put together the event for local
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tonight...rain. patchy fog. lows in the upper 30s. east windsaround 10 mph. chance of rain 90 percent. .tuesday...rain. patchy fog.
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upper30s. light and variable winds. chance of rain 90 percent..tuesday night...patchy fog in the evening. rain. near steady temperature in the upper 30s. east winds around 10 mph. chance ofrain 90 percent. .wednesday...rain in the morning...then rain with a chance ofthunderstorms in the afternoon. not as cool with highs around 50.east winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming southeast in the afternoon.chance of rain near 100 percent. .wednesday night...rain in the evening...then rain showers likelyafter midnight. lows in the upper 30s. west winds around 10 mphwith gusts up to 20 mph...becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph withgusts up to 30 mph after midnight. chance of rain near100 percent.
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chance of rain showers in themorning. breezy with highs in the lower 40s. chance of rain50 percent. .thursday night...mostly cloudy and brisk. cooler with lows inthe upper 20s. .friday...mostly sunny and brisk. highs in the upper 30s. .friday night...partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. lows in the mid 20s. in tonight's local good news
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today, children books!bunnies and report-local good news in tonight's local good news report-bunnies and books!today, children stopped by the roanoke public library to check out a makeshift petting zoo in the
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were bunnies, guinea pigs, and hamsters available for the kids to play with, and hopefully get them interested in books...but some kids, definitely preferred the animals over the books. "gibberish...you saw the bunny, you like the bunny? yeah"those in charge of the petting zoo say they take the animals all over town for similar events and birthday parties. our local salvage dawgs celebrities are at it again for a fifth season ...... and this time black dog molly may, the crew's pup-in-training, will make her national debut. this is molly may on her first birthday a few weeks back.the show, salvage dawgs, stars locals robert kulp and mike whiteside, who own roanoke's black dog salvage, and follows them on a variety of salvage jobs.the diy network debuts
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two episodes starting at 9 p.m. and a local good news update-- to tell you about.in botetourt county's first ever disc ice bowl- 800 dollars and more than 200 pounds of food was raised for the rescue mission. on saturday- amateurs and pros came together to play rounds of disc golf to raise money and collect non-perishable foods.it's called an ice bowl because it's usually played in the dead of winter- but this year it was a little warmer than normal. coming up-this week- is all about the future of the farming community.next- we'll show you the local students and their projects for f-f-a week! today kicks off what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red. it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they come with a lot of deal breakers. like when you leave the city the signal goes weak. u.s. cellular built a network to give you a stronger signal where the other guys don't. and as for deals?
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national future farmers of america week, or f-f-a for students around the country. here locally some were showing off to the community all their hard work. lord botetourt high school opened it's doors to students who displayed their projects on poster boards and some even brought in live animals. students say it's a way to show the community what the youth in the club have accomplished in the agriculture industry. tess seibel/ student leader in ffa: "it's important to have a new generation coming into the farm. we have new ideas and a new outlook on life, but we also are ready to learn and we're ready to jump right into this industry and we have to
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this industry can continue because it is the backbone of our country."students say the club has given them not only great opportunities in farming, but also career opportunities and public speaking. who is marco rubio?tonight- we give you some background the republican presidential candidate- and why he says- he
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month enters its final week ... we take a look at the influence one roanoke man had on the railroad - and the advice he gave that will continue to influence generations to come.al holland sr. passed away this past december, but not before leaving a lasting memory with anyone who met him.turn to one shothe had worked his entire career on the railroad ... beginning as a janitor, retiring as a manager.today, a group he co-founded, the "african american railroad heritage group," has every intention of taking the work holland started and carrying it on for years to come. :09-:12:33-:45 1:01-1:11 1:34 - 1:53 we last sat down with al holland sr. in february of 2015.1:27 into pkg-look your best, do you best, and the best will come to you.a soft spoken man - filled with
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by example.mary lee cabbler 6:00:27-he was open and receptive of people in general. lessons still remembered by his colleagues and fellow members of the norfolk and western african american heritage group ... a group he helped found 20 years ago. :33-:45 rev. clinton scott 56:09-he was on city council, and he had the idea of making the history of it how we were really treated that time. in his 98 years on this earth, al holland sr. blazed a trail.and it's that success his colleagues plan to build on ... and share ... for generations to come.1:01-1:11 mary lee cabbler6:02:30-you have to remember that we need to move forward and grow as an entity, to make sure no one loses the thought and the process of what has gone into getting to where you are today. nats from 2015 pkg .. of guys working on rr3:09 into pkg - it didn't bother me, because the law said we were unpromotable men.during his
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railroad, holland witnessed major change.he began as a janitor - and made his way to management, before retiring. 1:34 - 1:53 1:30 into pkg - you would see them in the neighborhood and you'd notice how they dressed, how they carried themselves and then you'd get to talk to them on various occasions and they would tell you things like, use your head for something other than a hat rack. put your shirt tail in boy.nats of meeting still meeting every month, al holland sr.'s passing leaves a void in the group.rev scott 57:44-i hope it has been an educational experience. of how we should treat one another. ... adding even more fuel to their passion to continue what
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59:04-you talk about race relation, he had it. he didn't know any race, he just know a person and i think that was wonderful about him.2:17 into pkg - i'm glad the way i came through, i can look back and see a well spent life. ... and a well spent life it was.a wonderful man with a great lesson of integrity and acceptance we can all learn from.al holland was 98 years old. prosecutors say the uber driver accused of going on a killing spree in kalamazoo michigan - admitted to the crime.jason dalton was arraigned today on six counts of murder, two counts of assault and eight firearms charges.he was also denied bail.news of his admission came shortly after his court appearance.police arrested dalton yesterday-- after they say he killed six people during a seven hour shooting spree.two of the victims were
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son. prosecutors say it appears all the victims were targeted at random- and that dalton even picked up uber passengers between attacks. "i halfheartedly joked at him and said, 'you're not the shooter are you?' and he said 'no... and i said 'are you sure... and he said no... i'm just really tired."dalton captured by police in downtown kalamazoo, two hours after the final shooting.authorities are still trying to figure out a motive. we are your local election headquarters and tonight we take a closer look at presidentail hopeful marco rubio.rubio barely edging in to second place- in the south carolina primary. as bill wadell reports--the 44- year-old is a rising star from florida who is fighting to be heard - over a lot of noise and voices - in the republican party.
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our laws. protection of worthy is not afraid to president you us great. if you values that made traditional beliefs will never shy president that me, ammendment.second will association - national rifle rating from the with an *a* exports. trade and by expanding open new markets streams. over ponds and streams. rubio's camp says - they will open new markets by expanding trade and exports. with an *a* rating from the national rifle association - rubio says he will defend the second ammendment.if you vote me, you will have a president that will never shy from firmly stating my beliefs and the traditional values that made us great. if you vote for me you will have a president that is not afraid to say that all human life is worthy of protection of our laws. if elected - rubio says he would hand down an ecutive
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common core in the classroom. he also says he'd cut the federal gas tax - and put interstates - back under state control. to catch up on our candidate profile - or any of our political coverage - just look for your local election headquarters - on virginia first dot com. coming up-a startling new report from the c-d-c about laminate flooring- with a dangerous chemical.why they say- more people could be affected by a deadly disease. plus-notice a change when you went for your morning coffee? why starbucks is changing up its rewards program.
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lows in the upper 30s. east winds around 10 mph. chance of rain 90 percent..tuesday...rain. patchy fog. near steady temperature in the upper30s. light and variable winds. chance of rain 90 percent. .tuesday night...patchy fog in the evening. rain. near steady temperature in the upper 30s. east winds around 10 mph. chance ofrain 90 percent. .wednesday...rain in the morning...then rain with a chance ofthunderstorms in the afternoon. not as cool with highs around 50.east winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming southeast in the afternoon.chance of rain near 100 percent. .wednesday night...rain in the evening...then rain showers likelyafter midnight. lows in the upper 30s. west winds around 10 mphwith gusts up to 20 mph...becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph withgusts up to 30 mph after midnight. chance of rain near100 percent. .thursday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain showers in the morning. breezy with highs in the lower 40s. chance of rain 50 percent..thursday night...mostly cloudy and brisk. cooler with lows inthe upper 20s..friday...mostly sunny and brisk. highs in the upper 30s..friday night...partly cloudy in the evening...then becomingmostly cloudy. lows in the mid 20s. if you had a certain kind of laminate flooring from lumber liquidators- the c-d-c has a warning.they issued a report
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formaldehyde in some laminate could result between 6 and 30 cancer cases per 100 thousand people exposed.it previously estimated between 2 and 9. if you're part of the starbuck noticed some changes today. starbucks overhauled the program- to speed up checkout members got one star per how much was spent.as a result- some customers were asking to ring up a series of the new program is based on how much a customer spends. the formula for virginia to win the acc is simple... win their final 4 games against 3 beginning with a road game at #12 miami tonight...the hurricanes entered tonight unbeaten in conference play at home this season... but the cavs already beat them once this season... could they do it again??? and the hokies play tomorrow night... but play tomorrow and the hokies again???could they do it this season... beat them once the cavs already season... but at home this conference play unbeaten in entered tonight the hurricanes miami tonight... road game at #12 beginning with a the top 12, teams ranked in games against 3 their final 4 simple... win the acc is virginia to win the formula for spends.much a customer is based on how the new program transactions.separate of items in ring up a series were asking to some customers as a result- spent.how much was didn't matter visit- and it got one star per program- members under the old checkout times.speed up program- to starbucks changes today. noticed some you probably of the starbuck if you're part between 2 and 9.estimated it previously 100 thousand cancer cases per between 6 and 30 it could result the c-d-c says flooring.some laminate formaldehyde in cancer risk from estimate of the report last week they issued a warning.liquidators- the lumber flooring from laminate if you had a 20s.lows in the mid mostly cloudy. becomingevening...then becomingmostly cloudy. lows in
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if you had a certain kind of
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liquidators- the c-d-c has a warning.they issued a report last week raising its estimate of the cancer risk from formaldehyde in some laminate flooring.the c-d-c says it could result between 6 and 30 cancer cases per 100 thousand people exposed.it previously estimated between 2 and 9. if you're part of the starbuck reward program- you probably noticed some changes today. starbucks overhauled the program- to speed up checkout times.under the old program- members got one star per visit- and it didn't matter how much was spent.as a result- some customers were asking to ring up a series of the new program is based on
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the formula for virginia to win the acc is simple... win their final 4 games against 3 teams ranked in the top 12, beginning with a road game at #12 miami tonight...the hurricanes entered tonight unbeaten in conference play at home this season... but the cavs already beat them once this season... could they do it again??? and the hokies play tomorrow night... but will forward chris clarke be on the court for virginia tech following his injury on saturday??? what buzz williams said about that
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feeling the love from the voters today... the cavaliers jumping up to 3rd i both major polls... but all of that means nothing if they can't finish the season strong, which includes 3 games against top 12 teams, starting tonight... uva entered tonight an ncaa best 4-0 against top 25 teams this season...1. what a wild end to the first half... malcolm brogdon nails the 3 to cut the lead to 2... but just enough time left for sheldon mcclellan to go the other way and hit the buzzer beating
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to 5 at the half...2. this was a game of runs... the hurricanes got the crowd going with this 3 from davon reed to put miami up 60-52 with 3:15 left in the game...3. uva trailed by 8 late in the second half... but they would rally... brogdon with the jumper...4. next possession, brogdon for 3... you know he's not going to miss that... 5. then it's london perrantes with the tough basket to cut the lead to 1... a 7-0 run... 6. the cavs now down 4 with 4 seconds left... perrantes running out of time heaves one up... his prayers are not answered as the shot banks off the glass... virginia falls 64-61 to miami... brogdon with another big night of 28 points... he was the only cavalier in double figures... up next for uva is another tough task as the hoos host the heels on saturday at 6:30 in j-p-j... as for the hokies, they continue their push for a postseason bid with a game at boston college tomorrow night... with the eagles sitting at the bottom of the
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play, it's a game virginia tech certainly can win... as for if we will see chris clarke back in action after sufferning an ankle injury in the last game, buzz williams today saying that his status is up in the air... the 1st round of the odac women's tournament tipped off tonight... 8th seeded roanoke college hosting 9th seeded virginia wesleyan...1.the maroons looked good early... bridget holleran to allison yeaw for the basket and a 12 point lead...2. but this one would get a lot closer... holleran to kelsey smith for 3... roanoke up 27-25...3. virginia wesleyan would take the lead back... crystal strother to jayla harris from behind the arc... 28-27 marlins..4. roanoke would keep fighting... smith to holleran for 3...the maroons season comes to an end with the 68-65 loss... virginia wesleyan plays top seeded lynchburg thursday at 1 at the salem civic center... coming up... region tournament play began for high school basketball tonight... the goal is to survive and
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sports rolls on... the time of the year when every game is a must win... lose and you go home... several area teams in action tonight looking to extend their seasons... william fleming hosting kettle run, which is nothing like the kessel run that han solo completed in the millenium falcon...1. this one was all about 3 point shooting early on... von saunders drains the corner pocket 3 to put the colonels up 11-4...2. the cougars would strike back... great pass to a cutting noah goins for the basket, triming the lead 2...3. fleming would continue to dial it up from long distance... another triple to push the lead out to 5...4. then it's saunders again from behind the arc... he knocks it through...william fleming goes on to the 53-34 win... hagins with 14 points tonight... the william fleming cheerleaders always put on a good show... the colonel girls hosting sherando...1. fleming came out of the gates strong... taniah jonson drains
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late in the first...2. the lead would grow in the 2nd... same spot... this time it's dasmine kasey with the 3 out of the corner... fleming up 15...3. the colonels are best when they get out on the run... the pass ahead to qwonneshia king for the basket... 23-4 at that point... the visitors need a time out... william fleming runs away with it for the 77-43 win... regional action from floyd county as the lady buffs host the dan river lady wildcats... 1. things started well for floyd... ashley gallimore to ragan wiseman for the 3 pointer... 5-0 lady buffs...2. sticking with the play... floyd's press worked to perfection... michaela thompson intercepts the pass... she tosses it to wiseman for the 2... 7-0 floyd before the fans even found their seats...3. dan river would show so signs of life... alysh walker to jaylen adams... 7-2 floyd...4. but that lady buffs d was just too
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and pass to thompson for the hoop and the harm... floyd county advances to the next round... beating dan river 78-35. and the tradition continued today as denny hamlin's winning car made it's way from victory lane to the daytona 500 museum... that car will now reside in the the museum... confetti from yesterday is still on the car... it's all kind of
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we'll br right the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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day for a 106 year old woman. on sunday she got to visit the white house!virginia mclaurin not only got to meet president obama and the first lady... she got to dance with them.in 2014-- mclaurin began a social media campaign to meet the obama's.she showed her
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previously on "two and a half men"... so, how's charlie doing? oh, he's fine. uh, actually, he's engaged. you told her i was engaged? why the hell would you do that?! charlie, there's a woman named mia on the phone. i'll take it. mia: hi, charlie. mia. so, how are you? great. how are you? fine, fine. still engaged. come. sit. join us. are you sure i'm not interrupting? no, no, of course not. yeah, his fianc\e just left. oh, i'm sorry i missed her. oh, i'll bet she's still out in the parking lot. i'll go get her. so... what's going on with you these days? you still dancing? not so much. i'm a little old for ballet now. oh, that can't be right. you look great.

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